When journalism junior Samantha Riordan arrived in her Podcasting class (JOUR 470), her professor asked if any students had an idea for potential podcast themes. Suddenly, inspiration struck her: a sex podcast about dating and hookup culture from the perspective of college students, designed for college students. “It kind of just hit me that I […]
Much like classes and other ordinarily in-person activities, sororities and fraternities were forced to adapt recruitment — the enlisting of new members — to an online format. For Panhellenic recruitment, potential new members (PNM) would typically walk and take busses to all of the different sorority houses and participate in events such as “Sisterhood,” “Philanthropy […]
Kass Newton is a biochemistry senior. The views expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Mustang News. Trigger warning: Mental illness To all extended members of the Cal Poly community and the greek life community past, present and future, My name is Kass Newton (she/her), and following the resignation of my national […]
Mustang News obtained 17 letters from former members of the Cal Poly chapter of Chi Omega sorority. These members sent their letters to Chi Omega to resign their membership from the sorority. Here are the letters led by an essay by psychology junior Nicki Butler, a former member of Chi Omega and a Mustang News opinion columnist. The letters […]
The Cal Poly Rho Omicron chapter of the Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) fraternity has been disaffiliated from the university for at least two years for violating the student code of conduct and state laws during its pledge process for several years. The violating acts included forcing underaged pledges to drink alcohol and do push-ups. The […]
The ideal area for it would be north of Engineering IV, near the lower sports complex fields, according to Vice President for Student Affairs Keith Humphrey.
For many students having to work a job, or even two, while in school is the only option to be able to participate in costly extracurriculars, like greek life, on top of an already hefty tuition bill.
On a Tuesday night, dozens of students can be seen crammed into Front Porch coffee house, animatedly talking about God. They all have one thing in common: being a part of Cal Poly’s greek life.
The blaring alarm woke Jorge Gonzalez from his deep slumber. It was 6:30 a.m. and time to get ready to make the 40-minute commute from Santa Maria to Cal Poly. It was the first day of classes and Gonzalez had arrived to school early, giving himself extra time to get acclimated. After walking around campus […]
Monday is bid day where PNMs may receive one or more bids from different fraternities
Alpha Sigma Phi is the latest fraternity expected to join Cal Poly in Fall 2018.